March 4, 2021 Five Perennial Herbs You Should Grow, Henry Frederick Conrad Sander, Luther Burbank’s Arbor Day, the Final days of a Gardener, Flora Japonica by Masumi Yamanaka and Order Gladiolus and Dahlias Now

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Today we celebrate a man who wrote the book on growing and selling orchids. We’ll also learn about a very special Arbor Day to honor Luther Burbank. We hear a touching excerpt about the final days of an incredible gardener, teacher, and friend. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about the beautiful flowers…

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February 16, 2021 Plant Selfishness, Townshend Stithe Brandegee, the New Jersey State Flower, Duck Hill Journal by Page Dickey, and the Remarkable Josephine S. Margetts

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Today we celebrate a botanist of the American West and the husband of Kate Brandegee. We’ll also learn about the woman who created the legislation for the New Jersey State Flower, the Violet. We hear some words about the role of the botanist from one of our horticultural greats. We Grow That Garden Library™ with…

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Yogi Yogananda and Luther Burbank

Yogi Yogananda and Luther Burbank

An American Saint #OTD Luther Burbank died today in 1926 (Books By This Author). His friend, Yogi Yogananda, wrote Autobiography of a Yogi – a book many people find inspiring, including Andrew Weil, George Harrison, and Steve Jobs – who read it annually. Yogananda later dedicated the entire book to “Luther Burbank, an American Saint,”…

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April 11, 2019 Yearlong Care of the Garden, Luther Burbank , Yogi Yogananda, Elsie Elizabeth Esterhuysen, John Paulus Lotsy, Ogden Nash, Barbara Kingsolver, Mary Treat, A New Garden Tote, and the Clark Botanic Garden

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How much do you care for your garden? Do your time and attention stay pretty constant throughout the season? If not, why not? What would your garden look like in August if you loved it then as much as you do now? What must you do to sustain a high level of care for your…

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